With the discovery of glass and the new technology available to build taller buildings, not much regard has been given to the environmental impact until the last decade. The Iris is a kinetic facade intended to be cladded to existing high-rise glass buildings occupying most city skylines of the world. The primary component of the iris is programmed […]
A sample of various presentation boards. [click to view larger]
This was a studio project completed in Fall 2012 with two other architecture students and under the guidance of two professors. The main objective was to design a new College of Architecture on Philadelphia University’s campus. We also developed additional objectives as we saw fit. Below are selected images from the project. View the project on issuu […]
An important part of architecture is precedent research. In order to truly understand a building, you have to do the drawings and create a model. In this one week project, the objective was to understand the systems that were involved in the Clinton Presidential Library, a project by Polshek Partners located in Little Rock, AR. […]
Saint Benedict’s Monaster in Bucks County, PA is an entry into the 112th John Stewardson Memorial Fellowship in Architecture. The concept of the design is derived from Saint Benedict’s doctrine that highlighted the importance of Lectio Devina| Holy Reading, Prex Precis|Prayer, and Opus|Work. This is evident in the simple layout of the programmatic elements. The connected components of the plan form an exterior border, allowing the monks to focus inward on the […]
Live Work is an exercise in the different avenues of exploration that can be used to arrive at an idea. Through sketching, collaging, painting, diagramming and model making, a conceptual live work space was developed.
A visualization project for the Sauna Pavilion by Artifact Design & Construction, located in the Berkshire Mountains. Located toward the end of a meadow overlooking a pond, this 600 sq foot sauna house uses materiality to delineate program pieces. The main materials include copper, timber framing and cedar siding for the sauna. The copper cladding […]